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Jordan Usher
Guard/Forward

Jordan Usher

#4

Guard/Forward

Year Junior
Experience TR
Height 6-7
Weight 228
Hometown Canton, Ga.
Last School Wheeler HS/Southern California
Jordan Usher

Biography

General

Atlanta-area product who transferred to Georgia Tech from the University of Southern California prior to the start of spring semester 2019 … Becomes eligible following Tech’s fall 2018 semester and is eligible through the 2020-21 season … Strong wing with size and the ability to get to the rim and create scoring opportunities … His athleticism and strength make him a force both offensively and defensively … Plays with a high motor and is high-caliber academically … Majored in business at USC; enrolled in business administration at Georgia Tech.

Jordan Usher ready to light the match for Georgia Tech

2018-19 (at Southern California)

Prior to leaving the USC team, started twice and saw action in 12 games overall … Averaged a career-high 24.5 minutes per game, with 8.6 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game … Hit 45.2 percent of his shots from the floor, and was 8-of-28 from three-point range.

2017-18 (at Southern California)

Averaged 4.8 points and 2.0 rebounds and played in all 36 games for the Trojans … Made his only two starts of the season in the NIT games, scoring 13 points in both the win vs. UNC Asheville on March 13 and loss vs. Western Kentucky on March 19 … Was the only Trojan to shoot over 40 percent from the field and three-point range and 75 percent or more from the free throw line … His 40.9 percent shooting from three-point range tied for third all-time among USC freshmen … Started the season slowly, scoring one point in USC’s first eight games … Made 1 of 2 free throws vs. North Dakota State on Nov. 13 for his first career point … His first collegiate field goal was a three-pointer on Dec. 17 vs. UC Santa Barbara, and he finished the game with eight points … Scored 12 points the next game vs. Princeton on Dec. 19 … Scored a season-best 14 points three times: at California on Jan. 4, at Oregon State on Jan. 20 and at Utah on Feb. 24 … In the game at Oregon State, he helped rally USC back from an 8-point deficit by going 4-for-4 from 3-point range in the second half.

High School

Played the 2016-17 season at Wheeler High in Marietta, Ga. and helped lead his team to a 21-9 record and to the state GHSA 7-A quarterfinals … Played his first three seasons at Sequoyah High in Canton, Ga., averaging 18.3 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.3 blocks per game as a junior, leading his team to a 20-9 record … Scored 20 or more points 13 times and had a personal-best 23 rebounds vs. Creekview … Scored 30 or more points four times, including a career-best 37 points vs. North Forsyth in the 2014-15 season … During the summer between his junior and senior seasons, he played for the Atlanta Celtics, averaging 26.4 points per game … Averaged 22.3 points as a sophomore at Sequoyah HS … The four-star prospect was ranked No. 98 on ESPN’s Top 100.

 

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